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by Addie
Sun Jun 16, 2019 1:39 pm
Forum: Presidential Election
Topic: Issues 2020: Too Far Left or Mainstream?
Replies: 13
Views: 492

Re: Issues 2020: Too Far Left or Mainstream?

Salon: Self-preservation fuels the Democratic base's lurch to the left before the rich take it all

More than half the women in America would rather live in a socialist country than the one they live in now
by Addie
Sun Jun 16, 2019 1:30 pm
Forum: Energy & Environment
Topic: Nuclear Power Plants
Replies: 8
Views: 260

Re: Nuclear Power Plants

Daily Beast - Clive Irving Our Own Chernobyl Is Coming. And We’re Handling It Just Like the Soviets. The Trump war on science is carried out with the same communist techniques that make the HBO drama so chilling. This time the whole planet is at risk. HBO’s Chernobyl is terrifying and engrossing dr...
by Addie
Sun Jun 16, 2019 1:21 pm
Forum: Economy
Topic: Jobs
Replies: 589
Views: 47234

Re: Jobs

The Guardian Workers see job promises vanish as bosses pocket Trump tax windfall AT&T, General Motors and Wells Fargo vowed to use tax cuts to create jobs. In fact, they did the opposite Stephen Smith worked at an AT&T call center in Meriden, Connecticut, for over 20 years before the giant telecoms...
by Addie
Sun Jun 16, 2019 1:15 pm
Forum: Congress
Topic: Congressional Committees: Re FBI's Independence; Barr Investigation
Replies: 1168
Views: 57170

Re: Congressional Committees: Re FBI's Independence; Barr Investigation

The Guardian: Barr's 'investigation of investigators' sparks fears for efforts to thwart Russia

Investigation into Mueller report origins could hamper attempts to combat Kremlin meddling in 2020 election, ex-officials say
by Addie
Sun Jun 16, 2019 1:11 pm
Forum: Energy & Environment
Topic: Carbon Capture
Replies: 4
Views: 196

Re: Carbon Capture

CNN World What would life be like in a zero-carbon country? London (CNN) Drastic restrictions on almost every aspect of people's lives, from the cars they drive, the way they heat their homes, to the fridges they buy -- even the food stored in them. That is the reality of what awaits us in 2050 if ...
by Addie
Sun Jun 16, 2019 1:00 pm
Forum: Presidential Election
Topic: Issues 2020: Too Far Left or Mainstream?
Replies: 13
Views: 492

Re: Issues 2020: Too Far Left or Mainstream?

New York Mag - Eric Levitz The One Percent Got $21 Trillion Richer Since 1989. The Bottom 50 Got Poorer. Some Democratic presidential candidates say that America’s economic system is badly broken and in need of sweeping, structural change. Others say that the existing order is fundamentally sound, ...
by Addie
Sun Jun 16, 2019 12:40 pm
Forum: Presidential Election
Topic: Pete Buttigieg 2020
Replies: 220
Views: 7813

Re: Pete Buttigieg 2020

CBS News (VIDEO): Full transcript: Pete Buttigieg on "Face the Nation," June 16, 2019
by Addie
Sun Jun 16, 2019 10:39 am
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Happy Fathers Day, boyz
Replies: 1
Views: 14

Happy Fathers Day, boyz

:kiss:
by Addie
Sun Jun 16, 2019 10:34 am
Forum: Presidential Election
Topic: Trump-Pence 2020
Replies: 147
Views: 8090

Re: Trump-Pence 2020

NBC News Trump campaign cutting ties with pollsters after internal numbers leaked WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign is cutting ties with some of its own pollsters after leaked internal polling showed the president trailing former Vice President Joe Biden in critical 2020 ba...
by Addie
Sun Jun 16, 2019 9:46 am
Forum: Presidential Election
Topic: Issues 2020: Climate Change
Replies: 9
Views: 308

Re: Issues 2020: Climate Change

Salon Democrats are seriously tackling the climate crisis: No more half-measures or neoliberal compromises At least seven 2020 candidates have serious climate plans — and they're not bowing to fossil-fuel interests Already seven Democratic presidential hopefuls have offered detailed plans for confr...
by Addie
Sun Jun 16, 2019 9:29 am
Forum: Presidential Election
Topic: Beto O'Rourke 2020
Replies: 100
Views: 3545

Re: Beto O'Rourke 2020

AJC Beto taps Georgia operative for key grassroots role White House hopeful Beto O’Rourke hired veteran Georgia operative Chrystian Woods to serve as his national outreach director and focus on building what the Texas Democrat’s aides call the “largest grassroots campaign in history.” O’Rourke camp...
by Addie
Sun Jun 16, 2019 8:32 am
Forum: Presidential Election
Topic: Elizabeth Warren 2020
Replies: 148
Views: 4926

Re: Elizabeth Warren 2020

Wonkette : Elizabeth Warren Scaring The Bejesus Out Of Trump Campaign Now ... "There's no question that Elizabeth Warren is on the move, has momentum and could well end up as our opponent," said Tim Murtaugh, a Trump 2020 spokesman. "We have to make sure voters know about her proposals for governme...
by Addie
Sat Jun 15, 2019 7:36 pm
Forum: Foreign Policy
Topic: Guatemala
Replies: 4
Views: 653

Re: Guatemala

The Guardian Thelma Cabrera: indigenous, female and shaking up Guatemala's election The campesino leader is running for president in a country whose indigenous majority is chronically overlooked – and she has a chance of making the runoff An indigenous campesino woman who pledges to root out racism...
by Addie
Sat Jun 15, 2019 7:32 pm
Forum: Foreign Policy
Topic: Guatemala
Replies: 4
Views: 653

Re: Guatemala

Associated Press Campaign chaos sows disillusion ahead of Guatemala vote GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — The road to Sunday's presidential election in Guatemala has been a chaotic flurry of court rulings and shenanigans, illegal party-switching and allegations of malfeasance that torpedoed the candidacies of...
by Addie
Sat Jun 15, 2019 7:22 pm
Forum: Presidential Election
Topic: The Retail Politics: 2020 Presidential
Replies: 6
Views: 198

Re: The Retail Politics: 2020 Presidential

CNN Democrats court black voters at South Carolina forum Charleston, South Carolina (CNN)Four Democratic presidential candidates pitched wholesale changes to the federal government's approach to African-Americans on Saturday, using a forum here in South Carolina to woo the state's crucially importa...
by Addie
Sat Jun 15, 2019 7:14 pm
Forum: Congress
Topic: Resolution of Inquiry Re Impeachment; Commission to Declare President Incapacitated Re 25th Amendment
Replies: 308
Views: 17161

Re: Resolution of Inquiry Re Impeachment; Commission to Declare President Incapacitated Re 25th Amendment

Detroit News Levin changes stance, calls for Trump impeachment hearings Berkley — Michigan Democratic U.S. Rep. Andy Levin on Saturday joined mounting calls by lawmakers to start impeachment hearings for President Donald Trump. Levin made the comments at the beginning of a town hall at Berkley High...
by Addie
Sat Jun 15, 2019 5:24 pm
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: Transition 2016 and so forth
Replies: 2146
Views: 136785

Re: Transition 2016 and so forth

Talking Points Memo: Trump Announced Tom Homan As The New ‘Border Czar.’ Homan Says No Thanks.
by Addie
Sat Jun 15, 2019 5:18 pm
Forum: Congress
Topic: Resolution of Inquiry Re Impeachment; Commission to Declare President Incapacitated Re 25th Amendment
Replies: 308
Views: 17161

Re: Resolution of Inquiry Re Impeachment; Commission to Declare President Incapacitated Re 25th Amendment

Mediaite : Ex-CIA Director Leon Panetta: Trump’s Foreign Dirt Comments Are ‘Violation of the Oath of Office’ ... “The law says that no one should receive any kind of benefit, any candidate who receives a benefit from any foreign country is violating the laws of our country. That’s clear. It’s a vio...
by Addie
Sat Jun 15, 2019 12:47 pm
Forum: Courts, Law, and Legal Issues
Topic: Workplace HSA/ICE Raids
Replies: 46
Views: 2698

Re: Workplace HSA/ICE Raids

The Hill Federal court reverses man's deportation order over ICE tactics A federal court reversed a man's deportation order Thursday, citing Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) tactics used to apprehend him. Gregorio Perez Cruz, who entered the country illegally in 1994, was arrested in an IC...
by Addie
Sat Jun 15, 2019 12:39 pm
Forum: Congress
Topic: Intelligence/Foreign Relations Committees: Trump Family Finances/Saudi Arabia Policy
Replies: 46
Views: 2738

Re: Intelligence/Foreign Relations Committees: Trump Family Finances/Saudi Arabia Policy

Lawfare : Untangling the Yemen Arms Sales Debate Over the past several weeks, a new front has opened up in the legal fight over U.S. support for the Saudi-led military intervention in Yemen: the president’s authority to pursue arms sales. For months, congressional opponents of the Yemen conflict ha...
by Addie
Sat Jun 15, 2019 12:27 pm
Forum: Presidential Election
Topic: Issues 2020: Separation of Church and State
Replies: 6
Views: 348

Re: Issues 2020: Separation of Church and State

The Atlantic - Adam Serwer The Illiberal Right Throws a Tantrum A faction of the religious right has concluded that if liberal democracy does not guarantee victory, then it must be abandoned. By the tail end of the Obama administration, the culture war seemed lost. The religious right sued for déte...
by Addie
Sat Jun 15, 2019 11:53 am
Forum: Presidential Election
Topic: The Retail Politics: 2020 Presidential
Replies: 6
Views: 198

Re: The Retail Politics: 2020 Presidential

NPR Why 2020 Democrats Are Lining Up For Clyburn's 'World Famous' Fish Fry ... "Well, it's my world," Majority Whip James Clyburn said, chuckling. "And anybody else who would like to claim space in it." When it comes to South Carolina Democratic politics, it's hard to argue. Clyburn, at 78 years ol...
by Addie
Sat Jun 15, 2019 11:45 am
Forum: Courts, Law, and Legal Issues
Topic: Class Action>>SCOTUS Vacated As Moot>Garza v. Hargan; (USDC for DC; USCA for DC) Re Undocumented Abortion in Texas
Replies: 32
Views: 2017

Re: SCOTUS Vacated As Moot>Garza v. Hargan; (USDC for DC; USCA for DC) Re Undocumented Abortion in Texas

ACLU Court Rules in Favor of Jane Doe, Other Young Immigrant Women in ACLU Abortion Case Court Rules That the Trump Administration’s No-Abortion Policy Should Remained Blocked While the Case Proceeds as a Class Action WASHINGTON — A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of...
by Addie
Sat Jun 15, 2019 11:34 am
Forum: Computers & Internet
Topic: Cyber Security
Replies: 242
Views: 21570

Re: Cyber Security

Cross-posting New York Times U.S. Escalates Online Attacks on Russia’s Power Grid WASHINGTON — The United States is stepping up digital incursions into Russia’s electric power grid in a warning to President Vladimir V. Putin and a demonstration of how the Trump administration is using new authoritie...
by Addie
Sat Jun 15, 2019 11:32 am
Forum: Foreign Policy
Topic: Russia
Replies: 1131
Views: 74858

Re: Russia

New York Times U.S. Escalates Online Attacks on Russia’s Power Grid WASHINGTON — The United States is stepping up digital incursions into Russia’s electric power grid in a warning to President Vladimir V. Putin and a demonstration of how the Trump administration is using new authorities to deploy c...

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